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Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is coming to town!

In big amount of European countries 6th of December is a day when Santa Claus is hidding gifts under the pillow, in the boot or other specially prepared place (e.g., in the socks)

Mother's Day in Turkey

Mother's Day is officially celebrated in over 140 countries around the world.

 

 Turkey celebrates Mother's Day ("Anneler günü", "Mothers' Day") on the second Sunday of May. 

5th of December- remarkable day in Turkish history

Today is remarkable day in Turkish history. On 5th of December 1934  through legislation women gained full universal suffrage, earlier than most other countries.

Children's Day in Turkey (April 23)

Many countries celebrate Children's Day. The purpose of celebrating it is "children are our future." Turkey is a country where people pay more attention for a new generation, it is based on their local mentality.

 

Marmaray

Marmaray- the rail transport project, was officially opened exactly 1 week ago on October 29, 2013 on the Turkish Republic's 90th anniversary Republic Day.

Calling Festival in Istanbul



   As reported by the Turkish media, this year the company VODAFONE will organise in Istanbul festival called Calling, which will start  on the 1st of May and will last till 30th of August. 4 months of great music!

Turkish abbreviations

Mysterious abbreviations? Not anymore :) Here you may find a list of specific short forms and translation:) 

Changes in residence permit and work permit

 

For foreign CEO's, nurses, cartakers and workers who want to work in Turkey, it is now easier to receive a residence and work permit. A foreigner who has taken the work permit does not need to take a residence permit. Foreign students studying in Turkey have an opportunity to work with the restriction that working hours do not exceed 24 hours per week.

 

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day 

 

Every year on 31st of May people all over the globe are encouraged to 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption. World No Tobacco Day  (WNTD)

Istanbul plans to build the biggest airport in the world


Airport will be on the European continent around Akpinar and Yenikoy neighborhoods. The construction is expected to last for 4 years and will be build in 4 phases. Cost of building the biggest airport in the world was estimated at 7 billion EUR. It will be the most expensive investment in the history of the city.
 

 

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